I’m not much of a football fan-but Yankee Bill loves to catch the Giants when they are on. Of course you can’t watch “the game” without having some snacks–and Walmart asked me to share with you what kind of snacks and gameday supplies we enjoy from Walmart. We really do love swinging by Walmart to pick up our supplies for parties. They always have the convenience, price and selection I need to throw a great get together.
For a quick gameday party with friends we usually go pretty easy on the snacks. Some beer, some sodas for the kids, some chips and salsa (home canned!) and of course some plates and bowls in Giant’s red & blue 🙂
I did want to spend just a minute talking about the soda. Now we don’t usually buy soda at our house–the kids get milk or water on a normal day. For parties and picnics we will “splurge” on some soda or juice. When we’ve got a whole passel of kids running around here I just HATE how we wind up with a bunch of half drunk cans of soda or juice that wind up being poured down the drain. ARGH! So unfrugal to be tossing it out. That’s why we really, really love the 8oz soda cans–and the only place we can find them is at Walmart. Not only are these little cans cute (awwww!) but since they are only half the size of a regular soda they tend to get completely drunk. If the child is still thirsty later they can just have another.
Now if I’m feeling more fancy about our get together I might toss together one of my dip recipes. I have a ton of them (we go to a lot of potluck-y kind of parties!) Pizza Dip, Buffalo Chicken Dip, Reuben Dip, Cheesy Sweet Onion Dip, Spinach Artichoke Dip etc.
But if I really, really want to go all out, I make some Oven Bake Boneless “Wings” (aka homemade chicken tenders)
- 2 TBS Flour
- 2 tsp Garlic Powder
- 2 tsp Onion Powder
- 1/2 tsp Salt
- 2 Eggs Beaten
- 1 1/2 C Panko
- 1 LB Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts cut into 1/2 inch thick strips
- Hot Sauce
- Blue Cheese Dressing
- Preheat oven to 400.
- Get out 3 plates. On plate 1 mix flour, garlic powder, onion and salt. On the second plate place your beaten egg. On the third plate place your panko. You now have your dredging stations set up.
- Dip chicken into flour, then egg, then bread crumbs and place on an oiled baking sheet.
- Bake for 15 minutes, flipping chicken over half way through.
- Take from the oven, drizzle with hot sauce and serve with blue cheese dressing.
- You can always make them up ahead of time right through the dredging stage-then flash freeze and store in a zippered baggie to bake & eat later.